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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-03-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By vliou
Re: bb mail or gmail

It's important to realize that email is one thing, and your contacts,calendar,notes,tasks is something else. If you have 10 email accounts, it doesn't matter, but you can only sync one set of...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-02-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,255
Posted By vliou
Re: RIM's BlackBerry hits a technical crossroad

I've seen this posted in the Toronto Star. The BB, for a period of time, became much more than a phone. It became a damn fashion accessory, it was "So cool" to have a BB. - I always found this stupid...
Forum: General 9300 Series Discussion - Curve 3G 01-02-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,245
Posted By vliou
Re: Help! My Curve 3G is fooked!

Try formatting and reinstalling the OS....other than that...umm...Bueler?
Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-02-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By vliou
Re: Unlocked bold 9780 not receiving mms at all...HELP!

Or you could login to BIS online, click on help, and resend the books. Whatever is easier...but calling Rogers is like calling hell...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-02-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,721
Posted By vliou
Re: BB Torch Power Button Problem

Do you take your phone into the bathroom of your shower? High humidity ruined one of my phones once...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-02-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,965
Posted By vliou
Re: Google Sync, Google Calandar, the BB and recurring appointments

And that's why there are many paid offerings out there which work...and when they don't, a human being is there to help...

How many calendar items are you trying to sync? In general, syncing an...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-02-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,016
Posted By vliou
Re: Media Sync Woes--Why are playlists grayed out?

i've never had that issue...sorry..
Forum: BlackBerry Help 01-02-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,969
Posted By vliou
Re: SMS picture text failing to send

Tried resending service books?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-02-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By vliou
Re: Bb 9000

That's the beginning of a brick right there...if all else fails, try the jlcmdr for a format and reinstall...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-02-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By vliou
Re: Restore 3rd party application

Although note that 9 times out of 10, the configuration settings after restore are generally lost. I don't think I've ever had a 3rd party plugin restore with all the settings I had prior...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-02-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 53,172
Posted By vliou
Re: Update my Blackberry 9700 to OS6?

I'd wait until the official OS. There are some rather weird bugs that people are reporting and I'd be pretty irked if the phone I depend on acted funny. I'd buy an iPhone if I wanted the latest and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-02-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By vliou
Re: Default Browser vs. Bolt Browser

I honestly prefer Opera's BB browser - it loads faster and pages don't get distorted as often. Opera used to be fantastic for the old trackwheels as well, although the diff. between 3rd party...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-30-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By vliou
I honestly never understood why some choose to...

I honestly never understood why some choose to have a BB but don't have the plan...that's like buying a nice car and not filling it with gasoline...but that's just me..:)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-30-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,344
Posted By vliou
Wow I didn't even know that this was happening...

Wow I didn't even know that this was happening until this forum. Thanks BBF!
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-26-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,789
Posted By vliou
radio frequency

radio frequency
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-26-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By vliou
You'd have to be more specific - are you getting...

You'd have to be more specific - are you getting error messages like "Activation required" - can you make phone calls? Can you send SMS? etc...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-23-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,143
Posted By vliou
Yep, they probably did disable it - does anyone...

Yep, they probably did disable it - does anyone know why companies do this or is it a case of an IT guy going for a power trip?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-23-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By vliou
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-23-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,789
Posted By vliou
wow - is this a serious post? I'm sure Mcdonalds...

wow - is this a serious post? I'm sure Mcdonalds fast food will kill you far before your cell phone will even begin to affect you. Wasn't there a study done about WIFI and how there was a scare WIFI...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-23-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,356
Posted By vliou
was this a new phone??? You might want to try...

was this a new phone??? You might want to try warranty but if it was used...it's most likely a scam...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-23-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,004
Posted By vliou
You might have to use jlcmdr and format the phone...

You might have to use jlcmdr and format the phone and reinstall....I had the issue once but jlcmdr didn't work. Out of pure brute force, I managed to get it to work again by persisting to install a...
Forum: BlackBerry Network 08-17-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,169
Posted By vliou
Any IMAP email server that supports the...

Any IMAP email server that supports the "IMAP-IDLE" command will result in almost instant delivery of email via BIS. For example, I will get an email within 1 second of receiving it in my inbox.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-09-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,104
Posted By vliou
It's most likely a Google problem. Google Sync...

It's most likely a Google problem. Google Sync has a LOT of these issues. If you are having duplicates, a good way to automatically clean them up is using a program called ODIR.

Outlook Duplicate...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-09-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,267
Posted By vliou
Judging from your list of apps and your symptoms,...

Judging from your list of apps and your symptoms, I have seen sync programs do that - heck I have even heard of it happening to one of my customers. Try uninstalling sync.

Do you have a LOT of data...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-09-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By vliou
I am curious if you bring it into the bathroom...

I am curious if you bring it into the bathroom with you. I have heard that really humid conditions (i.e. when taking a shower), it does cause it to turn slightly pink - albeit I have never had that...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-09-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,916
Posted By vliou
1) Solid user communities (like BBF) 2)...

1) Solid user communities (like BBF)
2) Durability (dropped more times than I can remember and it still works)
3) It just works (Everything is easy and simple to use - granted when I first got it I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-08-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By vliou
Issue resolved - called carrier - under the BIS...

Issue resolved - called carrier - under the BIS admin screen, there is a field, that for whatever reason, was checked - "ignore email filters"

o.O.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-08-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By vliou
EDIT: 5.0.0.743 - upgrading to the new one now

EDIT: 5.0.0.743 - upgrading to the new one now
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-08-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By vliou
Yes, I have indeed done all that. On my old Tour,...

Yes, I have indeed done all that. On my old Tour, the very least it would do is turn the email subject line Red, it isn't even doing that, and yes the filters are set properly...any other ideas?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-02-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By vliou
Bold 9700 Level 1

I have the strangest issue with my new Bold 9700. My Level 1 notifications isn't working. I've checked BIS, rechecked all my profiles, deleted email accounts + readded it, but nothing, level 1 is not...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By vliou
I.e. Being on the phone + surfing the web at the...

I.e. Being on the phone + surfing the web at the same time. In my case, the fact that I can't be on the phone and get notified of email is bad for me...

No, the 8900 doesn't have 3G - but it is...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 07-20-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,426
Posted By vliou
wow learn something new every day - i've never...

wow learn something new every day - i've never heard of that where I am (Canada)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By vliou
wipe it - easiest thing you can do before you go...

wipe it - easiest thing you can do before you go play with programs to get rid of it..it's like a plague :)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By vliou
The Bold 9000 will give you voice + data @ the...

The Bold 9000 will give you voice + data @ the same time (3G) vs the 8900 which isn't 3G (slower, but SMALLER), and no voice + Data @ the same time

I'm on TELUS - still on EVDO rev. A - no voice +...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 07-20-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,426
Posted By vliou
Wow - I thought this was a joke for a bit...they...

Wow - I thought this was a joke for a bit...they 'force' you to have dataplans at AT&T? That's business suicide - I know of so many people who have smartphones but no data plans -
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By vliou
Wow coolest thread i've come across in a while!!...

Wow coolest thread i've come across in a while!! Don't see this everyday!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By vliou
with the dataplan you still have no access to...

with the dataplan you still have no access to email / internet?? yes that's what i meant
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By vliou
Or just don't - lol - i've sold my BlackBerries...

Or just don't - lol - i've sold my BlackBerries used off Kijiji or Craigslist - I always say...for your safety and mine, and to prove that this phone isn't stolen, let's meet at some [mall] and go...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By vliou
Ditto - never had an issue with my BB and i've...

Ditto - never had an issue with my BB and i've had some angry phone calls which meant i had vice grip.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By vliou
I just keep upgrading...there will always be...

I just keep upgrading...there will always be newer and better - but...it's still just a tool..
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By vliou
No..

No..
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By vliou
Yeah - where did you get the phone?

Yeah - where did you get the phone?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-05-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By vliou
Try turning off 3G and see if it goes away

Try turning off 3G and see if it goes away
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-05-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,524
Posted By vliou
In general, If you are on BES - those items...

In general,

If you are on BES - those items should function. If you are on BIS, default sync is as follows:

Users on IMAP email accounts...if you read a message on the BB, it should show as read on...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 06-26-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By vliou
I realize this may be a bit 'out there' but why...

I realize this may be a bit 'out there' but why not consider a solution like Notifisync or Astrasync which is easy to use and interfaces, directly, with Exchange?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-26-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By vliou
I will guess you mean the icon and not the actual...

I will guess you mean the icon and not the actual lens - ;-)

Go anywhere on your BB home screen, hit the menu button on the phone, and hit show all. Do you see it now?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-26-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By vliou
I wish it were in Canada - i'd love it!!

I wish it were in Canada - i'd love it!!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-26-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,059
Posted By vliou
not exactly, there are many apps, like ours,...

not exactly, there are many apps, like ours, where you don't need a data plan, many apps to indeed support WIFI
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-26-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By vliou
indeed, your phone will be limited to their BES...

indeed, your phone will be limited to their BES IT policies. You could contract any aftermarket sync software for your personal needs, us, astrasync, notifisync, google sync, whatever, but it's not...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-26-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,049
Posted By vliou
because it's Verizon lol

because it's Verizon lol
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